About us

Very Short List is a delightful e-mail that shares cultural gems from a different curator every day.

All of our e-mails are archived here.

Very Short List was founded in 2006 by Kurt Andersen, Michael Jackson, Tim Nolan, Emily Oberman, and Bonnie Siegler. It was redesigned in 2012 by Open. You can read about the redesign here.

The managing editor is Alexa Jaccarino. Click here to contact her.

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Check out the latest
Very Short List emails:

culture 23 Mar 2015

Old music, new music listening with VSL editor Alexa Jaccarino.

food 18 Mar 2015

Chef Rachael Mamane turns an eye on global food waste.

tech 16 Mar 2015

Sarah Judd Welch believes that community is the future of society and economy on the internet.

very short list is a
delightful e-mail that shares
cultural gems from a
different curator every day.